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Semantic web services? Use cases...

From: Duncan Hull <duncan.hull@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 14:32:57 +0000
Message-ID: <43ECA419.3000204@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
CC: John Michon <micho001@mc.duke.edu>, Pinar ALPER <penpecip@cs.man.ac.uk>

Hello

John Michon wrote:

>   Web services should also help guide our thinking in terms of use cases.

We have a large (circa 3000) registry of public biomedical services 
(mostly web services) built as part of the myGrid project [1], one way 
of using these services is through the Taverna workbench [2].

Currently these are being annotated in RDF and/or OWL although a 
human-readable list [3] is also available. (See also BioMOBY post on 
homologs for yeast proteins earlier [4])...

I have a set of use cases* for describing these services in order to 
facilitate their (semi-)automagic discovery and interoperation using 
reasoning. Vipul, can we incorporate these into the "Ontology Working 
Group" deliverable somehow?

Duncan

* this now includes the yeast protein goid example from Chris Mungall 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-semweb-lifesci/2006Feb/0014.html

[1] http://www.mygrid.org.uk/
[2] http://taverna.sourceforge.net/
[3] 
http://twiki.mygrid.org.uk/twiki/bin/view/Bioinformatics/BioinformaticsWebServices
[4] 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-semweb-lifesci/2006Feb/0013.html

-- 
Duncan Hull
http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~hulld/
Phone: +44 (0) 161 275 0677
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